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Why does the skin on my stomach feel like it's burning? It is not red at all, but it is extremely sore.

Why does the skin on my stomach feel like it's burning? It is not red at all, but it is extremely sore.

See docsee doctor: This could be caused by several things so see your doctor to find out. They may have to refer you to see a specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Rather common hot flashes lasting 1hr+, feels like blood ready to boil, makes skin feel like it is burning. always causes sweat, thirst and exhaustion?

Rather common hot flashes lasting 1hr+, feels like blood ready to boil, makes skin feel like it is burning. always causes sweat, thirst and exhaustion?

Multiple symptoms: In summary, you feel hot, thirsty and exhausted. There are many possible causes for these symptoms, medicine effect, endocrine cause, neurological, mental health, medical. This could be anything from anxiety to diabetes to lymphoma. I suggest you start at your local primary care physician for thorough investigation, including exhaustive history and physical exam, potentially labs. ...Read more

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What can make my skin feel like burning in my chin or my lips twitch in that same direction? It happens every day several times.

What can make my skin feel like burning in my chin or my lips twitch in that same direction? It happens every day several times.

One of the first: things I might think of are issues with calcium and vitamin D or vitamin B12 metabolism. Review your calcium intake and make sure you are getting recommended amounts; perhaps try a little magnesium supplement. You are already taking vitamin D/B12. I think it would be unusual for this to represent a serious neurological disease, but should symptoms persist, consult your Doctor/Neurologist. ...Read more

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I rubbed the skin on my little toe raw, doing a 5k walk. It hurts, and feels like it is burning. How do I stop the pain, and heal the skin?

I rubbed the skin on my little toe raw, doing a 5k walk. It hurts, and feels like it is burning. How do I stop the pain, and heal the skin?

Skin wound: Keep the area clean and apply antibiotic ointment. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or Naproxen will help with pain. The skin will heal quickly as long as you're generally healthy and no infection is not present in the wound. If no improvement within 1 week, see you primary care provider. ...Read more

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Numb patch on hip after a fall took a fall off a horse 3 weeks ago, my husband broke his clavicle, scapula, and a rib, and I have a numb patch of muscle/skin on my hip about as big as my hand but sometimes when i roll over it feels like it is burning?

Numb patch on hip after a fall took a fall off a horse 3 weeks ago, my husband broke his clavicle, scapula, and a rib, and I have a numb patch of muscle/skin on my hip about as big as my hand but sometimes when i roll over it feels like it is burning?

Numbness : Numbness after an injury can be caused by "neuropraxia", which is from irritation to the nerve from the trauma, or by a nerve injury. Neuropraxia will typically resolve on its own. If a patient had persistent symptoms, pain, or other complaints, then they should seek out a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feels like burning sensations or hot at the top of your head im getting anxious about it?

What is the cause of feels like burning sensations or hot at the top of your head im getting anxious about it?

Hot head: It is more common to have a numb sensation on the top of the head. Most of the time people complained of temperature change on top of the head, i found them to be anxious. Are you under a lot of stress? Please do not get the wrong idea. I am not suggesting anything. For the most part, it is probably nothing serious as I do not know of any significantly bad condition with this complaint. ...Read more

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I would like to know why i get burning inside my head before headache

I would like to know why i get burning inside my head before headache

Perhaps sinus: Chronic sinusitis could readily trigger a headache, and the inner burning could well suggest sinus inflammation. Other issues could be in play, perhaps a pre-migrainous aura, and this could all be assessed face to face with your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Burning my head unbalanced 2 weeks pain?

Get checked quick!: Head pain with trouble balancing that has not gone away needs to be checked soon: in the next few days, to find out what is going on. If the pain or balance trouble worsens, go to an ER. ...Read more

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What should I expect after burning your skin?

What should I expect after burning your skin?

Many variable: It depends on the depth of the burn - 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree, and if your skin is pigmented. Usually, the skin will turn red and / or hyperpigmented. ...Read more

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Do you feel skin burning upon contact with battery acid?

Do you feel skin burning upon contact with battery acid?

Possibly: All acids can burn the skin. Battery acid is sulphuric acid which has a stronger acidity that can burn skin. If you get battery acid (or any strong acid) on your skin, immediately flush it off with copious amounts of water and you can neutralize it with baking soda if that is at hand. ...Read more

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Is it bad to feel cold senation in my head & burning sometimes?

Is it bad to feel cold senation in my head & burning sometimes?

Don't know: It depends on where you feel it, it could be an early shingles infection or a pinch nerve or dental problem. To get a better idea would have to know how long, when it started, other medical problems and was there any history of trauma, my guess is whatever the issue it is it is not serious to warrant immediate medical attention however you should see a physician as soon as you can. ...Read more

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My skin burning every day when ever i go to sun can u help me with this?

Wear sun block: Put sun block before going to the sun, aloe vera is helpful to hydrate the skin. Be sure to apply sun block every 2 hours. Some medications can cause one to become more sensitive to the sun, discuss the medications with your doctor. ...Read more

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Burning intense feeling in head all over has lasted over an hour now? Im very worried. Any thoughts?

Burning intense feeling in head all over has lasted over an hour now?  Im very worried. Any thoughts?

History & Exam: Your symptoms seem severe enough to warrant a thorough history and exam. Only that will point to the possible causes and then appropriate diagnostic or therapeutic action can be taken. See your pcp urgently. ...Read more

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Sometimes parts of my head get really hot almost to the point of burning and goes away. What could this be? Also have nerve problems in head.

Sometimes parts of my head get really hot almost to the point of burning and goes away. What could this be? Also have nerve problems in head.

Neuropathy: It sounds like you are describing local pain/burning on the surface of your head that comes and goes. As it is variable, this sounds like a neuropathy. There may be nerve endings in the scalp that are more sensitive. Thus, they may "fire off" and lead to the burning sensation. There are metabolic causes of neuropathy such as diabetes or thyroid. Disease. Check with your doctor as it can be helped. ...Read more

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For the last month I sometimes get a very sharp,burning,sensitive pain in my upper and middle back & now head.I was wondering what it could be. ?

For the last month I sometimes get a very sharp,burning,sensitive pain in my upper and middle back & now head.I was wondering what it could be. ?

Muscle spasms: spasms can pinch on the tiny nerves that go to the skin. Areas of stress like upper back can feel that way. The answer is stretching, massage or physical therapy....if its getting worse get a quick check at the doctors just to make sure that they can feel those areas and confirm or change the plan ...Read more